Archives for 2014

STUDY: Volunteering can help save wildlife

20 November 2014 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

BANGALORE, INDIA Participation of non-scientists as volunteers in conservation can play a significant role in [Continue Reading…]

Appetite for Resources Push Species to Brink

17 November 2014 | International Union for Conservation of Nature News Release

Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chinese Pufferfish, American Eel, Chinese Cobra and an Australian butterfly are threatened with [Continue Reading…]

New E-book to Benefit WCS Tiger Work

03 November 2014 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release

20 Ways To Track A Tiger is a multi-sensory e-book experience about the survival of a wild Indian tigress and her two [Continue Reading…]

Painting to Save Tigers

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18 August 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Art is an important communication tool to help promote the plight of endangered tigers and other endangered species. Contemporary artist Ricco DiStefano has [Continue Reading…]

Interview with Sharon Guynup

Sumatran tiger – photo by Craig Kasnoff

14 August 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

An Endangered Species Day Interview on Saving Tigers in the Wild:
Sharon Guynup has written on topics ranging from climate change, fracking, the [Continue Reading…]

Jean-Christophe Vié Interview (Part 3)

07 August 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

This is Part 3 of the interview with Jean-Christophe Vié on Saving Threatened Species from Extinction. Jean-Christophe [Continue Reading…]

Jean-Christophe Vié Interview (Part 2)

31 July 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Jean-Christophe Vié photo by Michel Gunther
This is Part 2 of an interview with Jean-Christophe Vié on Saving Threatened Species from Extinction. Jean-Christophe Vié is the Director of IUCN’s Global Species [Continue Reading…]

Jean-Christophe Vié Interview (Part 1)

24 July 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Jean-Christophe Vié and friend…photo by JC Vié.

Jean-Christophe Vié is Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS – Save Our Species.
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About SOS and Jean-Christophe Vié

jean_christophe_camera_portrait17 July 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Tomorrow, I will post Part 1 of a three-part interview with Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme and Director of SOS – Save Our Species.

Therefore, I thought it best to post some background about him, and the SOS program, ahead of time. Especially since his background is to extensive (and so impressive).[Continue Reading…]

Tom Lovejoy on Endangered Species

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10 July 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Conservation biologist Tom Lovejoy surrounded by the rainforest of Brazil

EEJ INTERVIEW WITH TOM LOVEJOY:

Tom Lovejoy has spent most of his life working on conservation issues and trying to save the rainforests.[Continue Reading…]

Liz Bennett on Endangered Species

liz_bennett_small03 July 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Elizabeth (Liz) Bennett is the Vice President for Species Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Born in the UK, she went to Nottingham University to read zoology, and then to Cambridge University where she gained her PhD for research on the ecology of primates.[Continue Reading…]

Gary Frazer on Endangered Species

frazer_small126 June 2014 | Interview by Craig Kasnoff

Gary Frazer is the Assistant Director for Endangered Species at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He assumed that position in July 2009, and he is responsible for carrying out policy development and management of all aspects of the Endangered Species program.

Frazer started his career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1984 as a field biologist in the Ecological Services field office in Virginia and has been with the agency for almost 30 years. [Continue Reading…]


Bagheera is Produced by Endangered Species Journalist Craig Kasnoff

to Promote the Plight of Endangered Species and the Efforts to Save Them.